PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The weather is expected to be clear throughout Saturday with very low chances of precipitation. Temperature is likely to be around 31-32 degrees Celsius while humidity could be around 57%.
The pitch at this ground has generally been good for batting and one can expect good batting conditions here on Saturday. 158 is the average first-innings score on this surface in T20 internationals.
- Zeeshan Maqsood is set to lead Oman’s 18-man squad for this T20 international series.
- Naseem Khushi is likely to keep wickets and could open alongside Maqsood. Fayyaz Butt and Bilal Khan are expected to be given the new balls.
- Oman has not been doing too well in the game’s twenty-over format. They have managed to muster only one win from their last eight T20 internationals.
- Oman’s most recent T20I assignment came in February a quadrangular series where they lost all their three fixtures.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF Oman
Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Naseem Khushi (wk), Jatinder Singh, Wasim Ali, Khurram Nawaz, Mohammad Nadeem, Sufyan Mehmood, Sandeep Goud, Mehran Khan, Fayyaz Butt, Bilal Khan
- Former captain Anshuman Rath has left Hong Kong national team to pursue his dream of representing India.
- Aizaz Khan has been appointed as the new captain and he will be leading the team’s 17-man squad in this series.
- Hong Kong has struggled to win games in T20 cricket in recent times.
- They have lost nine of their last eleven matches in the 20-over format.
- Their most recent T20I series came back in the UAE in 2017 at the Desert T20 Challenge where they lost two of their three matches.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF Hong Kong
Nizakat Khan, Aizaz Khan (c), Ahsan Abbasi, Kyle Christie, Waqas Khan, Kinchit Shah (wk), Shahid Wasif, Ehsan Khan, Mohammad Ghazanfar, Haroon Arshad, Raag Kapur
OUR FANTASY LEAGUE PICKS FOR Oman vs Hong Kong 1st T20 IN Oman T20I Series 2019 | 2019 Oman Pentangular Series ARE MENTIONED BELOW:
|If Oman Bats First||If Hong Kong Bats First|
|MN Kushi||R Kapur|
|J Singh||Nizakat Khan|
|KN Khan||Waqas Khan|
|Sufyan Mahoomad||Aizaz Khan|
|Z Maqsood||E Khan|
|AF Butt||M Ghazanfar|
|Bilal Khan||Bilal Khan|
|M Khan||AF Butt|
|M Ghazanfar||Z Maqsood|
|Aizaz Khan||KN Khan|
|Nizakat Khan||MN Kushi|
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*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.*